Public Health

CDC Flu Update: Activity Slowly Increasing

December 11, 2018

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase slowly in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at the national baseline for two consecutive weeks.

Asian Longhorned Tick Spreading Widely in U.S.

November 30, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health, agricultural, and academic experts to understand the possible threat posed by the spread of the Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) in several U.S.